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Josh Lanyon is the author of over sixty titles of classic Male/Male fiction featuring twisty mystery, kickass adventure and unapologetic man-on-man romance.Her work has been translated into eleven languages. The FBI thriller Fair Game was the first male/male title to be published by Harlequin Mondadori, the largest romance publisher in Italy. Stranger on the Shore (Harper Collins Italia) was the first M/M title to be published in print. In 2016 Fatal Shadows placed #5 in Japan’s annual Boy Love novel list (the first and only title by a foreign author to place). The Adrien English Series was awarded All Time Favorite Male Male Couple in the 2nd Annual contest held by the 20,000+ Goodreads M/M Group. Josh is an Eppie Award winner, a four-time Lambda Literary Award finalist (twice for Gay Mystery), an Edgar nominee and the first ever recipient of the Goodreads Favorite M/M Author Lifetime Achievement award.Josh is married and lives in Southern California.Find other Josh Lanyon titles at www.joshlanyon.comFollow Josh on Twitter, Facebook, and Goodreads.
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Murder is Served
Two Novellas
Josh Lanyon - 2024-12-01
"Murder is Served" is a thrilling collection of two novellas that explores haunting love, mysterious events, and total tomfoolery. In "Put Out the Light," Regan takes on the job of a private librarian at the Winthrop estate to find a fresh start. However, he discovers danger, suspense, and bad plumbing lurking in the shadows. Meanwhile, "Castle Doom" is a spooky story of a remote castle on an island that Hunter has inherited from his Great-uncle Dorian. With sinister servants, ghosts, family curses, and an unknown enemy, Hunter must navigate the terrifying reality of his inheritance.
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The 12.2-Per-Cent Solution
Holmes & Moriarity 5
Josh Lanyon - 2024-05-28
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A thrilling murder mystery follows newlyweds Kit and JX on their honeymoon in Italy. When a wedding guest is poisoned, JX becomes the prime suspect due to their past relationship. Christopher Holmes, a mystery writer, sets out to prove JX's innocence and uncover the true culprit.
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Lament at Loon Landing
An M/M Cozy Mystery
Josh Lanyon - 2023-03-30
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This captivating mystery takes readers to a quaint seaside village hosting a maritime music festival. As legendary folk singer Lara Fairplay makes a comeback, Ellery Page, a mystery bookstore owner and amateur sleuth, eagerly awaits her performance. Soon, however, strange accidents occur, and Ellery realizes that someone wants to silence the famous singer for good. With the added intrigue of Stephen Foster's recently discovered piece of music and ghostly fires, Lament at Loon Landing promises to keep readers guessing until the very end.
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Death at the Deep Dive
An M/M Cozy Mystery
Josh Lanyon - 2022-08-14
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This thrilling mystery book delves into the world of vintage diving and gold coins as Ellery Page, a bookstore owner and amateur detective, is drawn into a dangerous series of events. From discovering a stash of gold coins to meeting the parents of Police Chief Jack Carson, Ellery must use his sleuthing skills to solve a murder before it's too late.
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The Movie-Town Murders
The Art of Murder 5
Josh Lanyon - 2022-05-29
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This thrilling book follows FBI agent Jason West as he investigates the discovery of a lost 1950s movie, all while balancing his relationship with BAU Chief Sam Kennedy. When Jason learns of a darker lost film involving snuff films, he is drawn into the dangerous world of fantasy and felony. Will Jason make it out alive?
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Body at Buccaneer's Bay
An M/M Cozy Mystery (Secrets and Scrabble Book 5)
Josh Lanyon - 2021-12-18
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"Body at Buccaneer's Bay" is a thrilling mystery novel about Mystery Bookshop owner Ellery Page and Police Chief Jack Carson as they dive for a legendary sunken pirate galleon only to discover an old fashioned diver's suit containing a 21st Century body. The mysterious diver's identity shocks the quaint and cozy town of Pirate's Cove. With a bullet hole in his skull, the duo sets on a journey to unravel his story, but the truth they uncover is not what they expected. Get ready to be captivated by this gripping and suspenseful novel.
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Scandal at the Salty Dog
An M/M Cozy Mystery (Secrets and Scrabble Book 4)
Josh Lanyon - 2021-05-31
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Mystery and intrigue abound in a small town as bookshop owner Ellery Page is drawn into the haunting case of elderly recluse Juliet Blackwell. When Mrs. Blackwell claims a ghostly pirate is poised to exact revenge upon her, Ellery must unravel the truth behind the strange happenings at the Salty Dog Pub before it's too late. Can he uncover the culprit behind Mrs. Blackwell's mysterious tumble down her grand staircase?
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Shadows Left Behind
An Historical Mysteries Box Set
Josh Lanyon - 2021-04-01
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This collection of five historical mysteries features stories set in France, Little Egypt, San Francisco, Montana, and Massachusetts, tackling themes such as jealousy, grief, and love while exploring fascinating eras of history. Follow a playboy hiring a private eye, a reporter investigating a serial killer, and a detective chasing down a murderer on Christmas Day. With engaging characters and intricate plots, these mysteries will keep you hooked until the last page.
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Bell, Book and Scandal
Bedknobs and Broomsticks 3
Josh Lanyon - 2021-03-30
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In "Bell, Book and Scandal," a married couple of witches are tested by blackmail and police business. Cosmo must break his vows to save his marriage, while Commissioner John Galbraith struggles with balancing his personal life and a high-profile suicide case. As secrets and danger mount, the couple must work together to expose a dark conspiracy and save their relationship. This quirky, suspenseful gay mystery is the third book in the Bedknobs and Broomsticks trilogy.
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Mystery at the Masquerade
An M/M Cozy Mystery (Secrets and Scrabble Book 3)
Josh Lanyon - 2021-02-28
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A murder mystery unfolds during the Marauder's Masquerade in the quaint seaside village of Pirate's Cove, Rhode Island. Aspiring screenwriter and clueless bookstore owner, Ellery Page, is invited to the event by Marguerite Bloodworth-Ainsley, a descendant of the famed pirate Tom Blood. Marguerite's son, Julian, is a huge mystery buff and has bought several books from Ellery's bookstore. When Julian is accused of murdering his mother's second husband during the annual ghost hunt, Ellery finds himself caught up in a thrilling murder investigation. Will he be able to solve the mystery before it's too late?
Requiem for Mr. Busybody by Josh Lanyon
Secret at Skull House by Josh Lanyon
Murder at Pirate's Cove by Josh Lanyon
Stranger in the House by Josh Lanyon
I Buried a Witch by Josh Lanyon
Mainly by Moonlight by Josh Lanyon
The Monuments Men Murders by Josh Lanyon
Footsteps in the Dark by Josh Lanyon, Dal Maclean, S.C. Wynne, Nicole Kimberling, C.S. Poe, LB Gregg, Z.A. Maxfield, Meg Perry
The Adrien English Mysteries by Josh Lanyon
Seance on a Summer's Night by Josh Lanyon
Blind Side by Josh Lanyon
The Ghost Had an Early Check-Out by Josh Lanyon
In Other Words...Murder by Josh Lanyon
Murder Takes the High Road by Josh Lanyon
The Magician Murders by Josh Lanyon
All's Fair by Josh Lanyon
The Boy Next Door by Josh Lanyon
The Adrien English Mysteries by Josh Lanyon
Halloween is Murder by Josh Lanyon
If Only in My Dreams by Josh Lanyon
Partners in Crime by Josh Lanyon
The Monet Murders by Josh Lanyon
Plenty of Fish by Josh Lanyon
Fair Chance by Josh Lanyon
Boy Meets Body by Josh Lanyon
All I Want for Christmas by Josh Lanyon
Point Blank by Josh Lanyon
So This is Christmas by Josh Lanyon
Christmas Waltz by Josh Lanyon
The Curse of the Blue Scarab by Josh Lanyon
Murder Between the Pages by Josh Lanyon
Somebody Killed His Editor by Josh Lanyon
Boy Meets Body by Josh Lanyon
Night Watch by Josh Lanyon
What's Left of Kisses? by Josh Lanyon
The Mermaid Murders by Josh Lanyon
A Case of Christmas by Josh Lanyon
Love is a Many-Colored Thing by Josh Lanyon
Jefferson Blythe, Esquire by Josh Lanyon
Murder in Pastel by Josh Lanyon
Winter Kill by Josh Lanyon
Short Stories by Josh Lanyon
Baby, it's Cold by Josh Lanyon
Fair Play by Josh Lanyon
The Boy with the Painful Tattoo by Josh Lanyon
Male/Male Mystery and Suspense Box Set by Josh Lanyon
Everything I Know by Josh Lanyon
Stranger on the Shore by Josh Lanyon
Stranger Things Have Happened by Josh Lanyon
Merry Christmas, Darling! by Josh Lanyon
Kick Start by Josh Lanyon
Sweet Spot by Josh Lanyon
The Parting Glass by Josh Lanyon
In Plain Sight by Josh Lanyon
In Sunshine or in Shadow by Josh Lanyon
Blood Red Butterfly by Josh Lanyon
In From the Cold by Josh Lanyon
I Spy Something Christmas by Josh Lanyon
Heart Trouble by Josh Lanyon
Armed and Dangerous by Josh Lanyon
Irregulars by Josh Lanyon
A Ghost of a Chance by Josh Lanyon
Cards on the Table by Josh Lanyon
Men Under the Mistletoe by Josh Lanyon, Harper Fox, Ava March, K.A. Mitchell
Lone Star by Josh Lanyon
I Spy Something Wicked by Josh Lanyon
Lovers and Other Strangers by Josh Lanyon, Josh Lanyon
Mummy Dearest by Josh Lanyon
Dead Run by Josh Lanyon
Come Unto These Yellow Sands by Josh Lanyon
This Rough Magic by Josh Lanyon
In a Dark Wood by Josh Lanyon
Food of the Gods by Sean Kennedy, Josh Lanyon, Jordan Castillo Price
Old Poison by Josh Lanyon
All She Wrote by Josh Lanyon
Icecapade by Josh Lanyon
Blood Heat by Josh Lanyon
To All a (Very Sexy) Good Night by K A Mitchell, Josh Lanyon
The Mysterious by Laura Baumbach, Josh Lanyon, Alex Beecroft
Fair Game by Josh Lanyon
In Sunshine or in Shadow by Josh Lanyon
A Vintage Affair by Josh Lanyon
The Darkling Thrush by Josh Lanyon
The Dark Farewell by Josh Lanyon
Sweets to the Sweet by Josh Lanyon, Jordan Castillo Price
The Dark Tide by Josh Lanyon
The Dickens with Love by Josh Lanyon
Strange Fortune by Josh Lanyon
Committed to Memory by J. S. Cook, Josh Lanyon
Esprit de Corps by Victor J. Banis, Samantha Kane, George Seaton, Josh Lanyon
Out of the Blue by Josh Lanyon
Don't Look Back by Josh Lanyon
Josh Lanyon Collected #2 by Josh Lanyon
The Art of Dying by Josh Lanyon, Jordan Castillo Price
Mexican Heat by Laura Baumbach
I Spy Something Bloody by Josh Lanyon
Dangerous Ground by Josh Lanyon
Man, Oh Man! Writing M/M Fiction for Kinks & Cash by Josh Lanyon
Death of a Pirate King by Josh Lanyon
Footsteps in the Dark by Josh Lanyon, Sarah Black
Hostage by Josh Lanyon, Sarah Black, Laura Baumbach
Fatal Shadows by Josh Lanyon
The Dark Horse by Josh Lanyon
Scared Stiff by Josh Lanyon
Boy Meets Body by Josh Lanyon, Sarah Black
Snowball in Hell by Josh Lanyon
I'll Be Dead For Christmas by Josh Lanyon, Sarah Black
A Dangerous Thing by Josh Lanyon
The Hell You Say by Josh Lanyon